HEAD FASHION 2020 Awards

See you on Tuesday 15th December for the Prize-Giving Ceremony and an online roundtable “MODE CONVERSATION” with Christelle Kocher, President of the Jury, and the 2020 Prize winners who will be revealed on this occasion.

A prestigious Jury
The 250 or so models will not be parading through the Cube this year. The outfits, created during the health crisis, will nevertheless be presented to an international jury that will meet online to select the most outstanding collections. This year’s jury will be chaired by Christelle Kocher, Head of KOCHÉ, a company recognised for its values linked to diversity and inclusiveness, and Creative Director of Maison Lemarié, Chanel Métiers d'art

The jury will consist of:
Christelle Kocher, Head of KOCHÉ & Artistic Director of LEMARIÉ (CHANEL), President of the Jury
Margaux Barthélémy, Design, Image & Architecture Dpt Manager, Eyes on Talents, Paris
Elisabeth Clauss, Fashion Editor, Bruxelles
Thierry Dreyfus, Artistic Director, Paris
Olivier Gabet, Director of Musée des Arts Décoratifs (MAD) de Paris
Camille Kunz, Menswear designer, Etudes, & Head Designer A Better Mistake, Milan
Matthieu Lavanchy, Fashion Photographer, Paris, Londres
Sylvette Boutin-Lepers, Partenariats Créateurs & Image Director, La Redoute, Paris, Roubaix
Vincent Lyleire, Prêt-à-porter Sales Director, Who’s Next & Premiere Classe, Paris
Valentina Maggi, Global Director, Design Practice, Floriane de Saint Pierre & Associés, Paris
Katrin Mueller, co-Editor in Chief, Bolero, Zurich
Aurélie Nicod, Brand & Marketing Manager, Bongénie Grieder Group, Genève
Séverine Saas, co-Editor in chief T, Le Temps, Genève
Guillaume Salmon, Founder of Agence Tact, Paris

The following prizes will be awarded:
Prix Master Firmenich 2020 – CHF 10,000 + creation of a perfume linked to the collection presented
Prix Bachelor Bongénie 2020 – CHF 5,000
Prix HEAD x La Redoute 2020 – creation and marketing of a capsule collection on La Redoute’s platforms
Prix HEAD x Eyes on Talents 2020 – rewards the collection with the strongest focus on sustainability – mentoring programme and special visibility on the platform and on all EoT communication materials.
Prix HEAD x Who's Next 2020 – rewards the winner with a space in one of the famous Parisian fairs.  

New Partners
We are pleased to announce that our partners have followed us in this crazy adventure. We are grateful to Bongénie GriederChloé and RichemontLa RedouteWho's Next and Premiere Classe fairs, and our media partners Le TempsLéman BleuNovembreTemple Magazine, Go Out!  We are also proud to announce that others have joined us too. We are thus happy to disclose the arrival of two new partners: 

Firmenich, the world’s largest privately-owned fragrance and flavour company, has joined HEAD’s fashion endeavour and will present the 2020 Prix Master Firmenich. The Geneva-based company, founded in 1895, a creator of perfumes, aromas and raw materials, and supplier to the world’s leading brands, will hand out the 2020 Master Firmenich Award, worth CHF 10,000, and will offer the winner the opportunity to create a perfume to accompany his or her collection.  

Eyes on Talents, the international digital platform that aims to bring together innovative brands and young creative talent, will hand out the 2020 Prix HEAD x Eyes on Talents to the collection that has shown the greatest awareness of sustainability.

18.11.2020, Media Info, HEAD FASHION 2020 . Five graduate collections awarded in December ! 

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Tara Mabiala, Master's graduate collection 2020
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